When parents don’t live with each, the rights and responsibilities regarding child support can be confusing. Contact us to discuss your rights and responsibilities before making a mistake you may have to pay for later.
There are more similarities than differences in same-sex divorces and opposite sex divorces in Rhode Island, but understanding the differences isn’t necessarily easy. That’s why it’s important to hire a divorce lawyer with same-sex divorce experience. When same-sex marriage were made legal throughout the country (Obergefell v. Hodges) it was obviously necessary that same-sex divorces be legalized. On […]
I’m a big believer in mediation. I think most cases benefit from mediation, but divorce mediation is a little different and as a divorce lawyer I have a different perspective on mediation than I do as a personal injury lawyer. In Rhode Island, you can’t have a divorce without going to court, testifying and having […]
Divorce After 45 – What You Need To Know Divorce among people over 45 years old is on the rise. Among U.S. adults ages 50 and older, the divorce rate has roughly doubled since the 1990s. As the increase mounts, so does the terminology used to describe divorce during this stage of life. Phrases including […]
Usually Child Support is Determined Using a Formula Child support is calculated using a formula that is created and periodically revised by the Rhode Island Family Court. The process of calculating child support is started when either a divorce case is started or when a parent files a motion for child support. It is best […]